Hyundai Motor India launched two new versions of its premium compact hatchback, the i20. Hyundai launched the i20 1.4L CRDi and the 1.4L petrol with a automatic transmission.
Powerful yet fuel-efficient, the Hyundai i20 diesel comes with a 1.4L CRDi engine with a maximum power of 90PS@4000rpm and a peak torque of 22.4kgm@1750~2750 rpm. The engine delivers unmatched power, best-in-class torque, class leading technology and excellent fuel efficiency.
With the launch of i20 diesel, Hyundai plans to tap the vast potential that exists in the diesel car segment in India. The powerful, CRDi powerplant boasts of state-of-the-art technological innovations like the Electrical EGR (Exhaust Gas Re-circulation) with EGR cooler and eco-friendly oil filter that reduces pollution and the maintenance cost; LAMBDA sensor that delivers maximum fuel efficiency, Swirl Control Valves that guarantees enhanced class-leading performance, Roller swingarm & HLA (Hydraulic Lash Adjusters) that ensures peak performance with low noise and low maintenance and the DOHC, 16 Valve engine provides maximum driving pleasure with high fuel economy.
For the first time in the premium compact segment, Hyundai also introduces the i20 Automatic Transmission (AT) with the power-packed 1.4L GAMMA petrol engine. The engine uses a DOHC, 16 Valve, VTVT technology that ensures quick acceleration, smooth drivability, low emissions and optimum fuel mileage. Its impressive power of 100PS@5500 rpm, the highest in the segment and a maximum torque of 13.9 kgm@4200 rpm makes for a comfortable city driving. The revolutionary Automatic Transmission i20 uses a 4-speed gearbox with an overdrive lock switch.
With the i20 now available with automatic transmission, the diesel and the petrol engine variant, consumers can now look forward to the entire range for the i20 model. With the launch of the i20 Automatic, HMIL becomes the first manufacturer to offer an automatic option across all the segments starting from the compact to the premium.
The i20 diesel and the petrol will be available in three different variants starting with Magna, Asta and the Asta Option which comes with a panoramic sunroof. The i20 Automatic will be sold in two variants namely the Asta and the Asta Option.
The base Magna offers options like power windows, electric power steering with tilt and telescopic adjustment and air-conditioning/heating. The top-end Asta Option offers class leading premium features like six airbags, sunroof and alloy wheels. With the launch of the diesel and the Automatic variants the i20 is now available in eight variants and seven exciting colours.
Source: Hyundai India